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Autumn Sunset Views

Looking East over Nantasket Beach as the sun sets behind: Friday October 1oth. Sunset over the Wier River in Hingham on Saturday, October 11th:

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Forests and Quarries: Grape Island and Slate Island

The most noticeable characteristic of Grape Island may be its close proximity to the mainland of Hingham and Weymouth. Located just outside of the Weymouth Back River’s Mouth, the island may be literally a stone’s throw away from Weymouth Neck’s … Continue reading

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Picture of the week: Fall Sunset over Hingham Harbor

Fall sunset over Hingham Harbor.

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Picture of the week: Early Morning, Hingham Harbor

Last week’s unusual heat wave and calm overnight weather lead to very calm morning weather, which can be seen in this photo of Hingham Habor last week at around 6AM, when it as the appearance of a lake:

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Hingham Bay from Above!

The South Shore from the air! Here is a East-facing photo I took the other day while on approach to Logan Airport. Hull and Cohasset in the background, World’s End and Hingham’s Crow Point in the middle, and Grape and … Continue reading

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Boston harbor and skyline as seen from the top of Blue Hill

The city of Boston as seen from the summit of Great Blue Hill. Click to Enlarge: Just over ten miles South of downtown Boston lies Blue Hills, a park comprising 7,000 acres of rolling hills. At 635 feet, the tallest … Continue reading

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Weymouth Back River from Bare Cove Park

Separating the towns of Weymouth and Hingham on the Southeast corner of Boston Harbor is the lesser known Weymouth Back River. This relatively hidden area provides for some good boating and docking opportunities, as well as some scenic views on … Continue reading

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Historical place of the week: Hingham Old Ship Church

Hingham’s Old Ship Church is the oldest church in the United States where worship service has been continuously celebrated. The church was one of the first structures constructed by the puritans after sailing into Boston Harbor and landing in Hingham, … Continue reading

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Guiding a tanker into the Fore River

Tug boats guide a tanker through Hingham Bay and into the Fore River: It is not very often that tankers come into the Fore River terminal, as they more usually head up into Chelsea or East Boston. I saw this … Continue reading

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Research vessel Tioga spotted in Hingham Harbor

The Tioga is a marine research vessel which I saw this recently at its dock down in Woods Hole, Falmouth. Interestingly, I saw the same boat last week visiting Hingham Harbor. Perhaps it was studying something up in our neck … Continue reading

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